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Affordable New York Colleges to Admit with Highest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the most affordable (high acceptance rate) New York colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in high level in recent years. CUNY New York City College of Technology has the highest acceptance rate as of 87.70% for academic year 2019-2020 in New York. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following table shows the schools that have high acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the tightest acceptance rates in New York.
Affordable New York Colleges to Admit with Highest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1CUNY New York City College of Technology
Public, 4 or more yearsBrooklyn, NY
87.70%21,54618,8963,46618.34%
2Long Island University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsBrookville, NY
80.09%13,32810,6751,28011.99%
3Pace University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY
78.71%22,41117,6401,94811.04%
4Adelphi University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsGarden City, NY
74.30%13,91910,3421,13210.95%
5CUNY York College
Public, 4 or more yearsJamaica, NY
72.84%14,63310,6581,12210.53%
6Ithaca College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsIthaca, NY
72.76%14,19210,3261,50914.61%
7St John's University-New York
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsQueens, NY
72.34%29,05921,0203,13514.91%
8Rochester Institute of Technology
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsRochester, NY
70.73%19,74413,9642,68319.21%
9Hofstra University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHempstead, NY
68.49%24,42516,7281,5239.10%
10SUNY Buffalo State
Public, 4 or more yearsBuffalo, NY
67.01%14,5779,7681,65716.96%